Campaigner

Job description

Campaigner x2

£39,696 - £46,140 per annum
(We normally offer a starting salary at the start of the range)

Full-time (37.5h) / Permanent

Based in Islington, London


This is a great opportunity to draw on all your campaigning know-how and your belief in effective communications to support our project work in core programme areas.


You will join a team working towards the successful achievement of campaign objectives in an issue-based area such as Forests, Oceans, Oil and Plastics. Making an active contribution to everything from strategic and tactical development to the immediate delivery of agreed projects, it will be a key part of your role to ensure the well-researched and leveraged communication of campaign issues.


For the full job description please see the applicant information pack.

The role is based in our London office but may be remote initially. As we progress to a hybrid working model you may have flexibility to work from home but will need to commute into our Islington head office on a regular basis.

Requirements

You will need:

  • Knowledge and experience of campaigning and an understanding of how campaigning can achieve change.
  • Understanding of the importance of the role of communications in campaigning, with the ability to devise innovative, high quality communication in campaigns.
  • Understanding of the importance of direct action in campaigning, and/or public communication and engagement activities, use of traditional/new media, political/corporate work, and use of science/the law.
  • Ability to analyse environmental issues in terms of campaign opportunities and overall strategic objectives.
  • Ability to manage external consultants, volunteers and staff, and to plan, manage and report on the progress of projects.


We give you: 
We offer a range of opportunities for you to continue to develop both personally and professionally, taking advantage of the wide range of learning and development opportunities available to our staff. We offer great benefits such as a generous pension scheme, subsidised lunches, free yoga and a wealth of well-being resources, just to name a few. Take a look at our Work for Greenpeace pages to find out more about what it’s like to work for us and why you should apply.


Our commitment to diversity: Greenpeace UK is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We acknowledge that people from certain backgrounds are under-represented in environmental and campaigning organisations and we’re committed to doing what we can to correct this. We are particularly keen to receive applications from people of colour; people with disabilities; people who identify as being LGTBQIA; people who have a mental health condition; and people who identify as working class now or in the past.


To Apply

For further information, please download the applicant information pack. Please ensure to save this file to your computer for future reference. Once the job listing has closed you will no longer be able to access it online.

We recommend taking a look at this document that contains top tips for filling out your application, complied by our recruitment team.


If you have any questions, please email us at huk@greenpeace.org. Please note that this email address is only for information. All applications have to be filled out on the website and cannot be submitted via email.


Greenpeace UK is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or any other category protected by law.


CLOSING DATE: 9am, 6th December 2021
INTERVIEWS: 16th/17th December 2021